Primary immunodeficiencies (PID) Clinical Update

ASCIA PID Clinical UpdateThis Clinical Update complements ASCIA primary immunodeficiencies (PID) e-training for health professionals.

The main purpose of this document and the ASCIA PID e-training course is to:

  • Increase awareness of PID assist health professionals, particularly general practitioners, paediatricians and general physicians.
  • Promote early recognition and referral to a clinical immunologist to improve the management and quality of life for patients with PID in Australia and New Zealand.

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Contents include:

1. Immunodeficiency overview

2. Recognition, diagnosis and management of PIDs

3. Immunoglobulin Replacement Therapy (IRT)

4. Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

5. Antibody deficiency disorders

6. Complement disorders including HAE

7. Other PID syndromes

8. References and further information

For further information register at to complete the ASCIA primary immunodeficiencies (PID) e-training for health professionals, which includes a final assessment.

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Disclaimer: ASCIA information is reviewed by ASCIA members and represents the available published literature at the time of review. The content of this document is not intended to replace professional medical advice and any questions regarding a medical diagnosis or treatment should be directed to a medical practitioner. 

Content updated February 2017

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